Only a month into my program at NYU and already I've gotten to travel on a reporting trip. On October 9th, a group of 10 of us went on an adventure to New Orleans, each covering a different topic to explore. I chose to focus on the music.
The food – We stumbled upon Katie's Restaurant, where I tried a poboy sandwich for the first time. It was amazing! Fun fact: Katie's has been featured on the TV show 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.'
I wandered around the infamous French Quarter, which was very lively, loud and drunken. See Homer below:
I also had the pleasure of seeing these talented musicians:
For my assignment, I set up an interview with a young saxophone player in City Park, which is seriously stunning:
The other part of my assignment involved taking part in a Second Line parade. Apparently not a lot of tourists get to see these. It was something I've never experienced ever before. It was craziness. Take a look into the Prince Of Wales Second Line:
|Also, this. A casual lizard chilling on her head.|
And voila, my finished project!
Next Generation of Brass Band Street Music from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo.
You can check out my classmates' work here: http://neworleanscityonthebrink.com/
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